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Content Server Cluster Node Gets Error the Content Server <Instance> Should Not be Installed as Root. (Doc ID 987777.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 18, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 10.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


=== ODM Issue Clarification ===

On : version, Content Server

When attempting to Install a content server cluster, per <> - How to Set Up a Two Node Cluster for Content Server on UNIX or LINUX, 

the following error occurs when following this step: 

6. Start the Content Server, Admin Server, and Apache processes and verify that the UCM log and pid files are created under:

/admin/etc and /etc
/admin/etc/idcadmin_ctrl start
/etc/idcserver_ctrl start
/bin/apachectl start

The file //opt/cslocalqa19/bin//intradoc.cfg is owned by root.
The Content Server XXXX should not be installed as root.

Looking at permissions of the files in the //opt/cslocalqa19/bin directory:

[root@qa-19 etc]# ls -l
total 16
-rw-rw-r-- �1 root root � 269 Jan �4 15:47 config
-rwxr-xr-x �1 root root 11046 Jan �4 15:47 idcserver_ctrl
lrwxrwxrwx �1 root root � �14 Jan �4 15:47 idcserver_query -> idcserver_ctrl
lrwxrwxrwx �1 root root � �14 Jan �4 15:47 idcserver_restart -> idcserver_ctrl
lrwxrwxrwx �1 root root � �14 Jan �4 15:47 idcserver_start -> idcserver_ctrl
lrwxrwxrwx �1 root root � �14 Jan �4 15:47 idcserver_stop -> idcserver_ctrl


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